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" Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 14
by George Willis - 1856
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Lectures Delivered Before the University of Oxford 1868

Sir Francis Hastings Doyle - English poetry - 1869 - 124 pages
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As thou, too, shalt adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more.' A manly sentiment indeed, certain to live on with the English language in its own manly words — words...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horae, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such 10 As you too can adore ; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more ! 2. Nunnery : nvn comes from It. nonna, a grand-mother, the first 'nuns having been oldish women....
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love, thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. "\1 7"HKN love with unronfined wings * Hovers within my gates, And my divine...
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A Poet Hero

Marie Bothmer (Gräfin von), Mary gräfin von Bothmer - 1870 - 417 pages
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. LOVELACE. THE blood-red flames of Moscow had lighted up the whole of Europe, and the sparks of the...
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Cato major, Laclius, et Brutus: Dialogues on old age, friendship, and famous ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1871 - 192 pages
...same thought in the well-known lines to Lu casta: — Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. Justus ie not "just," but "proper;" " such as a friend by rights (jore) ought to be." XXI. The rules...
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Garnston; or, A life's discipline

Anne Mercier - 1872
...trouble of existence. CHAPTER XX. MILLICENT'S LETTER. " Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." — LOVELACE. give me your dressing-room this morning ; let me have it all to my own self — will...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...stronger faith, embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore; I could not love thee, dear! so much. Loved I not honour more. TO ALTHEA, FROM I'RISON. WHEN Love, with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea...
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Aids to classical study. Ser.2 [of the work by J.G. Sheppard and D.W. Turner ...

Dawson William Turner - 1874
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Tet this inconstancy is snch, As thon, too, shalt adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more ! V — Translate into Latin Prose. The night was dry but clouded, the air thick with watery exhalations...
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Lyrics of love, from Shakespeare to Tennyson, selected and arranged, with ...

Lyrics, William Davenport Adams - 1874 - 252 pages
...a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. Richard Lovelace. LOVES PROTESTA TION. LOVE'S STEADFASTNESS. No more shall meads be decked with flowers,...
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Dawn to daylight; or, Gleams from the poets of twelve centuries

Dawn - 1874 - 298 pages
...a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. o Jitltbea from 5P>rison. WHEN Love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea...
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